Learn to play violin, viola, cello or bass with a very special amateur String Orchestra!
ELLSO is a registered charity, started 40 years ago, with a basic philosophy that music-making is within everyone's ability.
We are an East London based teaching string orchestra for adult late starters, regardless of age, background, experience or income and we want to encourage people to play music.
We provide a genuinely supportive and non-competitive environment and this is reflected in our methods and in the music we play. There are no auditions and from Day 1, even complete beginners will be able to join in orchestral playing.
ELLSO provides playing and learning opportunities in four main activities: